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Genre: proto-techno

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Proto-techno is a genre of electronic music that emerged in the 1970s and 1980s. It is characterized by its use of synthesizers, drum machines, and other electronic instruments to create a futuristic sound. Proto-techno is often associated with the German electronic band Kraftwerk, the Japanese group YELLOW MAGIC ORCHESTRA, and the Swiss duo Yello. The genre laid the foundation for the development of techno music in the 1980s and beyond.


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List of proto-techno artists

Here is a list of proto-techno artists on Spotify, ranked based on popularity, who exemplifies the proto-techno genre. You can find out what proto-techno genre sounds like where you can preview artists or sort them the way you want, just click the headers to sort.

#namepopularityfollowers
1 49 749097
2 29 96355
3 43 313704
4 29 45645
5 46 182720
6 42 213180
7 36 136690
8 25 17519
9 25 21839
10 24 26756
11 31 22587
12 8 2460
13 20 14488
14 18 11864
15 13 6021
16 17 7857
17 9 6322
18 15 8259
19 10 6898
20 6 3686
21 5 1537
22 5 4362
23 3 1246
24 14 11827
25 16 2161
26 3 881
27 10 1597
28 14 2792
29 2 741
30 6 880
31 4 1787
32 3 373
33 1 215

proto-techno playlist created by Chosic

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